The cooperative board game based on the eponymous novel Dwarves - Markus number of Haitz. In it the people of the Dwarves has the task to preserve the hidden land of Elves and Men about to be transformed by evil creatures in dead land.
So that is already a part - explains element of the game. We, the players, share up to 5 of 6 Dwarfs - board game pieces, including character among themselves to compete against the game with his orcs and trolls Albae. On a Schedule with hexaförmigen fields we find regions and cities whose names will be familiar to those who know the novel. These fields are filled with continuous playing time of more and more creatures and gradually transformed into dead land. Players can not reside in the available number of rounds this spread, they lose the game. Read more »
Tags: cooperative , Pegasus
The cooperative game for 1-4 players from Gordon and Frasor Lamond has made before the Essen Fair 2012 for many rumors and stir. This meant that the demand was very high during the show and the game was completely sold out on the second day.
Spellbound is in many ways a special game. First, because the edition is limited, but especially because of the oversized game pieces that give the feel of a nice touch. That looks great, but has its price. Therefore, the fair price was on demanding € 60 per copy. On the collector's market now obtain copies of this edition significantly higher amounts.
For us, Spellbound was a blind buy, but we did not regret it because of the game material and scarce availability. Spellbound confirmed as a cooperative game a clear trend of the last Essen game days. As magicians we should try not to fall under the spell of the old witch, "Baba Yaga". For that we must snatch their spell books and defeat in a final battle mage. more »
Under the name "Elder Sign" is "The older characters" already released in the U.S. in 2011. The authors Richard Launius and Kevin Wilson are also distinguished for the monumental work "Arkham Horror" responsible. In addition, an iPhone / iPad / Android has for some time - version of the game available. "The older characters" is regarded as a kind of "Arkham Horror Light," as some lengthy game histories are omitted from the classics.
A team of investigators is in a museum in search of strange events and creatures. It is the talk of the "Great Old Ones" of up to mischief in the deepest vaults of the museum. To raise the "Great Old Ones", the investigators have to go on a search and thereby solve a variety of tasks and are fighting against monsters. more »
Tags: Games Publisher Heidelberg , cooperative , dice
Who would not want to step into the footsteps of Spiderman or Batman to save the world from destruction by a rogue? So far, only in the video game area, this was our best players possible. The debut of Greater Than Games, "Sentinels of the Multiverse", offers exactly as a cooperative card game for two to five players. Although we are not in the Marvel or DC universe go, but just in the Multiverse, the selection of heroes and villains is nevertheless designed numerous and well, so that one feels safe as well comic book fan.
The game material consists of exactly 578 cards, which are divided into several decks. You can choose between 10 different heroes, 4 villains, and since you do not want to fight in a vacuum, even four venues in which to take on his opponents. more »
Tags: card game , cooperative
The Polish publisher Kuznia greed published for the first time a semi-cooperative game. In Alcatraz, players must try together as prisoners to find an escape route from the famous prison, before too many guards to prevent this. There's just one catch: a player must remain.
The Game - Design of Alcatraz is therefore very bleak, which corresponds well to the atmosphere of a prison. The playing field consists of 12 individual panels, which are designed to a prison ward. Each panel is a room that has an individual function. Players can take these features on their search for the escape route to complete. Read more »
Tags: cooperative , Kuznia greed
Image shows a tin can - special edition of the publisher Gamewright
Cooperative games have a special charm. Players can only win or lose together. In computer games, this is a common mechanism in board games, there are now a number of very entertaining games that can be played cooperatively. The Forbidden Island is one of them, which in its compact form something even beginners of cooperative games provides a stage.
The four players must work together to recover valuable artifacts from an island that is about to sink into the sea. Each player takes on a character with specific skills. By skillfully combining the skills it will be possible to collect the artifacts before the great flood by the sinking island parts disappear. more »
Tags: cooperative , Schmidt Spiele
It's one of those days where you got up too late. Now even more quickly to the bathroom and made a toast and there you go. But why must always calculated exactly when you're in a hurry burn the breakfast. Damn toaster! Problems with "toasters" also has the crew of "Battlestar Galactica" in the eponymous TV series and games from the game publisher Heidelberg.
Corey Konieczka takes us into his game in an alternate future. Humanity, which consisted of 12 to 12 strains planet was attacked by the, she creates robot race of Cylons. Only 50,000 people on some civilian ships and an outdated Battlestar (Galactica) survived and attempt now to flee to the legendary planet Kobol to there references to the 13 Tribe of people, paving the way to a new home - the Earth - to find. The Cylons (called of men, also affectionately called "toaster") would like to avoid this company. For this purpose they created robots that resemble people spitting and infiltrated the Galactica. Players take on the role of the individual characters from the TV series and try depending on the role and attitude of the target man or the Cylons reach.
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Tags: Games Publisher Heidelberg , cooperative